Citrix Acquires Norskale: Making the Industry’s Best App & Desktop Delivery Performance Even Better:
See the below announcement from Citrix Blog:
RES/AppSense will be worried by this acquisition as it is directly within there main product portfolio (Work Space Management) and when offered with Enterprise/Platinum Licenses.
I have had no direct dealing with Norskale, but will be looking at a trial to understand if indeed it will be a direct challenge to RES/Appsense and will be post updates on the blog.
Here is an overview on the Norskale Solution.(NOTE 42 minutes)
Also see the transformer product, which appears to be a software based thin client conversion from existing Windows based desktop.